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Out With the Pizza. In With the Broccoli.

posted by Alana | July 28, 2016, 11:53 am

The rise of childhood obesity has been on the radar of key policymakers for years. But this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture took action by issuing new rules that drastically reduce the presence of foods deemed unhealthy within a school's four walls.

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posted by Alana | July 21, 2016, 12:13 pm

Many states have tax-free weekends over the summer months and yours may be just around the corner. These weekends are a critical time for thousands of educators across the nation who start the school year without enough supplies and need to stock up on a budget. But even for those who are lucky enough to get the supplies they need to last the school year, these weekends can be just as important for those living on a teacher's salary.
Here's a list of participating states, the dates of their respective tax-free weekend, and the items covered under each state's holiday:
Facebook & Texting Caution: Updated Advice from AAE's Director of Legal Services

posted by Alana | July 15, 2016, 03:44 pm


There are a number of situations where social media has the potential to play an important role in the classroom - if used appropriately. However, when a teacher uses this kind of communication platform to interact with students, they're also allowing the student to also have control over the content and nature of the communication... and that’s where educators often run into the most difficulty.